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Black bean soup

Homemade Black Bean Soup in 15 Minutes

Black bean soup

This Homemade Black Bean Soup is ready in under 15 minutes. Is it possible? Yes! Find out how to make this quick, hearty and flavorful soup so quickly.


“Baked” Brie with Raspberries, Cooked on the Grill

Grilled Raspberry Brie

This raspberry “baked” brie on the grill is a tasty recipe and a wonderful method for grilling brie instead of baking it.


Indian-Spiced Grilled Chicken with Yogurt Sauce

Indian Spiced Grilled Chicken with Yogurt Sauce

These easy Indian spiced grilled chicken kebabs are marinated in yogurt and have a spicy, creamy yogurt dipping sauce to serve on the side. This recipe was developed for Stonyfield organic. To see all of my Stonyfield yogurt recipes click here.


Quick Kalamata Tapenade Recipe

Quick Kalamata Tapenade Recipe

This tapenade recipe is made with kalamata olives, capers, parsley, lemon and garlic. It’s super-quick to make and can be eaten on its own as a dip or used to flavor other dishes.


Hot Dog Sliders Topped with Peach and Vidalia Salsa

Hot Dog Sliders with Peach and Vidalia Topping

These hot dog sliders have two delicious toppings: A Peach and Vidalia Onion Salsa and a Sweet Chili Mustard. Perfect for summer grilling season!


Asian Salad In A Jar: A Fun Make-Ahead Appetizer

Salad in a Jar with Brown-Butter-Roasted Peanuts and Asian Pear: A fun make-ahead appetizer

This Salad in a Jar has butter-roasted peanuts, Asian pear and a sesame lemon vinaigrette. It’s easy for any day but also fun for a dinner party appetizer.


Baked Blooming Onion Recipe Using Sweet Vidalias

Baked Blooming Onion with Sweet Sriracha Sauce

You can make this Baked Blooming Onion Recipe at home! And it’s way healthier than the fried ones. The sauce is sweet, spicy and creamy. So good.


Zucchini, Tapenade and Feta Cheese Bites

Easy Zucchini, Tapenade and Feta Bites

This appetizer is ready in under 10 minutes. Slices of zucchini are topped with tapenade, feta cheese and basil for a fresh summery bite.


Green Pea Soup Recipe with Olive Oil and Basil

Green Pea Soup Recipe with Basil and Parmesan

A green pea soup recipe that’s ready in under 15 minutes. Delicious and flavorful with freshness from basil and lemon and richness from olive oil and parmesan.


Flatbread Salad with Buffalo Chicken & Grilled Vidalia Onions

Flatbread Salad with Buffalo Chicken and Grilled Vidalia Onions

A flatbread salad is a grilled flatbread with melted cheese that is topped with fresh crisp salad. This flatbread salad has grilled buffalo chicken and grilled Vidalia onions. A perfect summer recipe!

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